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2022-2023 Course Catalog 
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ADM 2020 - Robotics and Automated Systems

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course provides a basic introduction to the field of robotics technology. Topics include programming and operating various robotic and automated processes individually and as integrated systems. Technology includes multi-axis CNC, collaborative robots, vision systems, and PLC-based automation systems.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Robotic systems for the “Factory of the Future”
  2. Real-world applications of manufacturing automation
  3. Robotic mechanisms and sensors
  4. Setup, programming, and operation of:
    1. Vision Systems
    2. Cobots
    3. Multi-axis CNC
  5. Programming, interfacing, and integration of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCS)
  6. Maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of robotic components and systems

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply safe setup operations and procedures.
  2. describe new applications of robotics in manufacturing.
  3. develop computer generated machine paths using simulation and robotic application software.
  4. explain the history of robotic enhanced manufacturing.
  5. conduct preventative maintenance and perform troubleshooting on robotic and automated systems.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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